This is an unofficial description for this program. For official information check the Academic Catalog.

Designed for professionals involved in crime scene investigation and command situations at critical events. Program covers theory and practice of investigation using modern technology and best practices. Students will learn fundamental principles and methods to improve work processes. All courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better. Up to 12 credits from the Detective Program may be applied toward the B.A. in Criminology per permission of the Department Chair.

Applicants for the Detective Certificate Program can complete the admission process on the CCSU Undergraduate Application section. Current CCSU students must seek approval from the program coordinator to take courses in the Detective Certificate program.

Certificate Requirements (12 credits)

Total Credit Hours: 12

Admissions Contact

Undergraduate Recruitment & Admissions

Academic Contact

Julie Schnobrich-Davis
Criminology & Criminal Justice
R.C. Vance Academic Center

Academic Department